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Rafa Benitez pens a huge £12million China deal



Rafa Benitez has been unveiled as the new manager of Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang, following his recent departure from Newcastle United.

Benitez has wasted little time in deciding on his next venture, after agreeing to the move to Asian on a lucrative contract.

The Champions League winning boss has penned a huge £12million-a-year deal with the club, who made him their number one target.

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Due to Benitez leaving Newcastle following the expiration of his contract, no compensation has to be paid to the club.

Benitez took to his personal Twitter account to confirm the news of his new venture.

‘After a long path… we start a new challenge! I’m happy to begin this project with Dalian Yifang,’ wrote the former Liverpool boss.

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An accompanying short video then showed the various clubs Benitez has managed during his career, with a series of photos spanning the eras.